Allocation Analyst And Junior Merchandiser

JOB INDEX - 3 weeks ago - Job Mail

3 weeks ago

Allocation Analyst And Junior Merchandiser

Are you the expert on store allocations ensuring that the correct stock levels are maintained at the various store for current potential sales and future demand?
Our International Client requires your expertise working as a Fashion Allocation Analyst to maximize sell through, minimize mark-down of stock, ensure that the timing is correct all round to get the best result.


Matric, relevant qualification, min 3 years relevant Fashion retail experience in an allocation or junior merchandising

Strong verbal communication skills with ability to multi-task and manage time

Excellent independent worker and team player

Effective planning and organisational skills working under pressure and to tight deadlines

Strong problem-solving skills

Understanding customer requirements & a high attention to detail

Strong Computer literacy (Advanced Excel) and an ability to adapt to new systems and tools



Allocation of new stock to stores and manage replenishment

Review product allocations and performance in relation to climate, size availability, initial depth and store grade

Weekly review of store performance & grades assessing weekly action requirements

Monitor store stock levels in comparison to target and fragmented stock, and propose action

Allocate stock utilising ratio packs & singles to ensuring optimum sell through

Review, alter ranging of a product and initial allocation and replenishment levels

Maximise product sales by extending/decreasing range & review scarce stock for adjustments

Communication with stores regarding stock levels, initial allocation levels and product mix/grades and system accuracy

Review new style performances & suggest action during the pre-trade meeting

Weekly departmental pre-trade meetings & monitor best sellers

Complete new season templates and gradings completed before the season starts

Monitor department sales/stock levels

Build new stores stock levels to pre-set product stock plans

Regularly maintain templates and store grading to optimise all ranging and replenishment

Monitor stock flow communicating with Planner reviewing depth, quantity & replenishment

Action weekly product release plan in line with targets daily

Regularly visit DC to review current system stock holding and highlight any issues

Ensure stock accuracy during the seasonal stock take

Track and analyse size availability and review daily projections

Sound understanding of daily and weekly reports including featured style lists & projections

Ensure markdown, promotion, re-price and recall line listings are all communicated to stores

Month end of season product SWOT meetings & raising orders